CVE-2008-0163

NameCVE-2008-0163
DescriptionLinux kernel 2.6, when using vservers, allows local users to access resources of other vservers via a symlink attack in /proc.
SourceCVE (at NVD; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, more)
ReferencesDSA-1494-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: local)
Debian/oldstablenot vulnerable.
Debian/stablenot known to be vulnerable.
Debian/testingnot known to be vulnerable.
Debian/unstablenot known to be vulnerable.

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
linux-2.6 (PTS)squeeze (security), squeeze2.6.32-48squeeze6fixed
squeeze (lts)2.6.32-48squeeze11fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
linux-2.6source(unstable)2.6.25-1high
linux-2.6sourceetch2.6.18.dfsg.1-18etch1mediumDSA-1494-1

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